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Vietnamese stickgrenade :


Total length :
Diameter :


Photos © Cory.





Photos below Ted :



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The stickgrenade on the right was based on a copy of the French WW1 Citron Foug.

Total length : 209.55mm
Diameter : 59.7mm

Photo © John Czerlanis.



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Like the stickgrenade above, the "official" name for these is unknown.
Thesewere cast on several places in local workshops.

Length : 155.57mm
Diameter : 52,2mm

Photo © John Czerlanis.



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Again I don't know the proper designation.
The fuze of this grenade functions similar to the Russian
UZRGM fuze.

Length : 105mm
Diameter : 52,6mm

Photo © John Czerlanis.




Shown on the right is a picture I got from Francesco Di Fraia. Apparently these are all Vietnamese grenades. Nice to see that the third grenade on the photo was also used for the weapon below.

Photos of the trench club © David.

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Vietnamese impact grenade.
Marking on the side " 5-4-88 ", and some (for me unreadable) markings.

Additional info would be very welcome.
Can anyone translate the text on Colin´s grenade?

Photos below and right © John Czerlanis.





Photo below Colin.



Limpet charge / grenade :

Hollow charge magnetic grenade.

Total length : 316mm
Diameter : 83mm
Weight : 1700gram
Filling : 600gram TNT

Photo on the right and data taken from French Nedex/eod datasheet.



Additional explanation thanks to Mike :

It has very strong magnets to hold it to the target. The white plastic container and the body both say the same thing " very magnetic mine " and production date. The top plastic handle is threaded inside and has no hole in the base. The cap was removed and the firing device withdrawn and seated before use. The magnets are very strong and very difficult to get the base plate off of those magnets.